It isinsurance that protects students, under 28 years old, who are taking official studies from the 3rd cycle of Spanish Compulsory Secondary Education (E.S.O.), to the third university cycle (advance postgraduate studies), through health care benefits, in the case of diseases , school-related injuries and family hardship.
The beneficiary of the School Insurance benefit is the student, except for compensation for death due to injury or illness, in which case the beneficiaries are the family members.
|Amounts / Payments / Sums:||
Different amounts depending on the benefit.
Economic benefits may be paid directly at the financial institution assigned to the Provincial Directorate of the INSS or by transfer to the financial institution selected in the application.
The duration varies, depending on the type of benefit.
The application period for benefits due to school-related injuries is one year.
The application period for burial expenses, family hardship and other economic benefits is five years.
Acknowledgement or rejection of School Insurance benefits is resolved and notified within a maximum period of 90 days.
|Denial / Termination:||
The Provincial Director of the INSS passes the resolution approving or refusing the requested benefit.
|Where it is to be processed:||
At any of the Social Security Information and Support Centres.
Acknowledgement of the entitlement and payment of the benefits is the responsibility of the Provincial Directorate of the National Institute of the Social Security (INSS) where the application was submitted. In the case of health benefits, the competent authority is the Provincial Office of the INSS in the province where the medical assistance was provided.
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